15 17 Oct '24

Jason Markey

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WSAcademy: WSA Advisory Board Member

Highly respected veteran music executive Jason Markey serves as a STX Entertainment's Executive Vice President and Head of Music.

He oversees all aspects of music including porduction of film scores and development of soundtracks for the studio. He works directly with STX's filmmakers to curate and source songs and develop original music for 12 to 15 major motion pictures a year.

For the past six years, Jason served as Executive Vice President, Music & Soundtracks at Relativity Media whrer he helped establish a division that developed soundtracks with nearly every studio, including DreamWorks Pictures, Sony Pictures, Universal Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Focus Features, HBO and many others. He oversaw more than 65 soundtracks and supervised music for a wide range of film and television titles includin 'Dallas Buyers Club', 'Bridesmaids', 'The Best of Me', 'Safe Haven', Dear John' and many more.

From 1999 through 2009, Markey was the General Manager of Immortal Records he signed and developed artists such as 30 Seconds to Mars and Velvet Revolver. Prior to Immortal Records, he was at ARista Records in their A&R Department, where he worked alongside the music legend Clive Davis, as well as with many talented musicians including Sara McLachlan, Patti Smith and with Carlos Santana on his platinum album 'Supernatural'.

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